4 items from 2010
Tim Burton fans in the Toronto area have cause to celebrate and rejoice. Tiff Bell Lightbox will be offering a major exhibition and retrospective on the director’s work. The exhibition will hundreds of pieces of Burton’s artwork going back as far to work he did as a teenager. There will be more than 700 items including paintings, drawings, puppets, costumes, storyboards, and maquettes from Burton’s personal vault, studio archives, and private collections. There will also be an “extensive film retrospective spanning Burton’s 27-year career, including his early shorts and a related series of films that influenced, inspired and intrigued him as a filmmaker, will run parallel to the exhibition.”
Hit the jump to check out the full press release. The exhibition will run from November 26, 2010 until April 17, 2011. Tickets go on sale October 26th.
Here’s the press release:
Tim Burton Exhibition And Retrospective Opens On November 26
- Matt Goldberg
From the Press Release
Embark on an adventure with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment when the epic odyssey Jason and the Argonauts is released on Blu-ray Disc on July 6, 2010 for the Slp of $24.95. Special effects legend Ray Harryhausen (Clash of the Titans, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad), who turns 90 this year, solidified his mark as a stop-motion master when this movie hit theaters in 1963. Harryhausen’s use of the medium exhilarated audiences as they followed Jason on his journey, encountering behemoth bronze statues, multi-headed serpents and the iconic animated armed skeletons. Through these effects, Harryhausen gave this mythical tale new legs and a provided an enduring spectacle for audiences. Viewers can now take this journey in »
- Uncle Creepy
Warner Brothers is set to “release the kraken” this Friday, April 2… so, Wamg is set to release the Movie Geeks, wielding their swords of cinematic heroism to establish the most epic Top Ten list of Mythological Masterpieces… ever! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is devoted to the great Greek mythological stories of heroes, gods and monsters.
10. Hercules (1997)
You know why this movie is on this list? It’s not because it was Disney’s last, great, hand-drawn, animated film of the ’90s. It wasn’t. The film’s not great, but you have to hand it to whatever genius decided the perfect voice for Hades, the Lord of the Underworld, would be James Woods. Best. Voice casting. Ever. Rip Torn voicing Zeus? Another stroke of genius. This was also probably the first time many kids born in the early ’90s became privy to the voice of Charlton Heston, who does the narration. »
- Movie Geeks
Another month dawns fellow monster maniacs, and Famous Monsters wants to invite you to the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood for two devilish double features, sure to whet the appetite of any fan!
From the Egyptian’s official website:
Thursday, February 25 – 7:30 Pm
Gremlins, 1984, Warner Bros., 106 min. Dir. Joe Dante. When Billy (Zach Galligan) breaks the cardinal rules for the keeping of his rare new pet – no water, no food after midnight and no bright light – chaos is unleashed in his idyllic small town. What once was cute and fuzzy transforms and multiplies into a horde of dangerous, mayhem-loving creatures. With Hoyt Axton, Phoebe Cates, Dick Miller, Corey Feldman and Glynn Turman.
4 items from 2010
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